Airbus's Perlan 2 glider flew higher than ever before this week as it ramps up for its attempt to break the high altitude glider record later this year.
Delta Air Lines is testing automated boarding gates and a new boarding process at a few gates at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
A federal judge has ordered the Federal Aviation Administration to review seat sizes and legroom on commercial airlines.
The world is experiencing growth in global air traffic and in order to cater for the growing market, the aviation industry is seeking to expand major airports, allowing for the development of bigger, faster, and more efficient aircraft.
They are being live-tested in the city
Fans of experimental aircraft from the 20th century are in for a treat. NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center has begun uploading its entire historical archive to YouTube, making hundreds of videos highlighting different test flights and strange pl
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Materials that can withstand very high temperatures well over 2000 degrees (up to 3000 degrees celsius) can enable hypersonic vehicle, better rockets, better reentry vehicles and other space and military applications. The new material ihas a rate of
It's been more than three years since Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 vanished, and after spending $150 million and scouring a huge chunk of the Indian Ocean, the international search effort has turned up just a few scraps of metal.
Amid knock-down, drag-out fights, scorpions, snakes, and ever-decreasing service standards, one airline just turned the amplifier of cost-cutting escapades up to '11'...
Lockheed Martin is using turbine rocket combined cycle (TRCC) to build a mach 6-10 hypersonic plane. The TRCC is an engine that switches between turbofan, ramjet and scramjets for subsonic, supersonic, and hypersonic flight. The TRCC engine will be t
Traveling this summer? There's some changes coming to airport security when flying to the United States you should know.
Qatar Airways wants to buy up to 10% of American Airlines.
Just when you thought air travel couldn't get any more invasive, authoritarian and downright miserable, the Department of Homeland Security and two U.S. carriers are determined to prove you wrong.
If you want a helicopter to be faster and more efficient in forward flight, why not just give it some wings for added aerodynamic lift, and a set of propellers (aka lateral rotors) for forward thrust? That was the thinking behind the Eurocopter X3 de
Commuters of the world, rejoice. The long-promised age of the flying car is finally here--more or less.
If you don't pop in your noise-canceling headphones the moment you take your seat on a flight, you'll eventually hear a familiar sound: a "ping," used by the crew to communicate with passengers. That non-threatening sound signals when you sho
Boeing claims hypersonic passenger commercial planes will be operating within ten to twenty years
With temperatures projected to reach record highs this week, The Republic went out to see how the people of Phoenix were reacting to the heat wave. Sam Caravana/azcentral.com
The Paris Airshow kicks off Monday, offering the denizens of the aviation world their biennial chance to gather round.
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Boeing Co is looking ahead to a brave new world where jetliners fly without pilots and aims to test some of the technology next year, the world's biggest plane maker said in a briefing ahead of the Paris Airshow.
The 2017 Paris Air Show begins two weeks from now, bringing a rash of new announcements at the bleeding edge of commercial aerospace.
After more than a decade in development, Cirrus Aircraft has finally begun delivering its new SF50 Vision Jet to the first of more than 600 customers who've queued up for it.
JetBlue Airways Corp. and Delta Air Lines Inc. will test facial- and fingerprint-recognition technology at two U.S. airports to replace boarding passes, building on industry efforts to increase security and ease passage through airports.
The first flights are expected in a few years